GTECH S.p.A. has reorganised its Americas management team to meet its customers’ growing needs for an integrated offering across multiple gaming channels, including lottery, VLT, commercial casino, and interactive gaming. It has also created a new Lottery Management Services structure to meet lotteries’ increasing needs for greater efficiency and reliable profits through private or outsourced management services provided by GTECH.
The new management team, which reports to GTECH Americas President and CEO Jaymin B. Patel, reflects GTECH’s Customer First objectives by anticipating opportunities to help customers build their player bases due to rapid changes in the Americas gaming landscape.
Those changes include the growth of regulated interactive gaming, accelerating use of mobile technology, and the convergence between land-based and interactive gaming technologies. The Americas region continues to work hand-in-hand with GTECH’s centralized Products and Services team for all marketing and technology support.
- Alan Eland, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, North America.
After almost three decades with GTECH, Alan has announced his decision to retire from the Company effective January 1, 2015. For the remainder of this year, Alan will manage GTECH’s relationships with the California Lottery, Texas Lottery, and oversee a portfolio of Canadian jurisdictions and Western Region states. Alan will also continue to manage
- Jay Gendron, Senior Vice President, United States.
Jay, who has 20 years ofexperience managing GTECH’s Lottery and Gaming sales and operational activities across 13 states in the U.S. Eastern region, will be responsible for preparing U.S. customers for the next phase in the lottery industry’s evolution as technology and
- Victor Duarte, Senior Vice President, North American Commercial Gaming.
In addition to his current role as Senior Vice President of Gaming and Content, Victor will be responsible for leading sales activities with our Commercial and Tribal Casino customers in North America. His experience and knowledge of the commercial gaming market will ensure that casino customers can retain and attract players by offering the most compelling gaming experiences and game content.
- Matteo Monteverdi, Senior Vice President, Americas Interactive.
In addition to his current role as Senior Vice President, iGaming, Matteo will work with Americas gaming customers to leverage the latest technological and regulatory developments to build a foundation of sustainable and effective interactive gaming programs.
- Connie Laverty O’Connor, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer.
Connie will continue to be a liaison with GTECH customers, dedicated to helping deliver their business plans and execution strategies. During the next several months, Connie will transition from the role of interim CEO of GTECH Indiana and focus on significant customer and industry initiatives, and multi-jurisdictional opportunities.